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this is exceptional of the treaties for developing your business in russia will come to the small region for more information log on to w.w.w. the best and some are of the. syrian eyes of mr paul more protests to death as the head of the red cross made for humanitarian visit to the country. in the un to get the warring sides into talks to avoid a repeat of libya's chaotic distance. is read all through eyes as its special forces to shoot at palestinian protesters as they prepared to march in support of the un bid for independence televisa the ready all jewish settlers in the west bank that claims the sole purpose is to prevent bloodshed. the gas impasse ukraine and backpedals they've threatened taking russia to court to pull surprises it down i'm also says it will stunt its profound on the already signed deal here is continuing to insist on a price reduction that is so you call refusing to make any concessions next week
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school bypass states not contest a credit comes to killing our oceans. the thing that's most shocking to me is of all the samples we kick whether they be at the surface ten meters thirty meters or gather one hundred meters every single sample has had to come from the samples we've got in one thousand nine hundred nine there was a ratio of six to one plankton now in two thousand and eight we. think in ratio of forty six to one so that's over eight times as much. plastic in the environment . we protect our. comfort. and sharpen our shopping you know. what plastic is to the north as a regular earth the soup. scientists have
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shown that there is no one touches only left on this planet every square mile of ocean contains tens of thousands of bits of plastic the result of our consumption two hundred twenty pounds a year or inhabitant. we will not change the evolution of the society we are using less and less time to prepare the food for the luncheon for the dinner and as well where we. move and we have the habits to eat outside of the house so more and more we will use products which are much more decades and ready to be consumed for the drinks or for the food then we were used to use in the past and that in the first ten years of the current century since two thousand we produced as much plastic as we
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produced in a sick and tired century the percentage it we're using at the moment in excess of two hundred sixty million tons of plastic every year worldwide now around about a third of that is used for single use items for items of packaging that are used once and then discarded so it's a material that lasts for a very long time in the marine environment and yet we use it and throw it away within a year. all these oceans of plastic there because of our carelessness or is it because the system doesn't work properly. what happens to plastic when we throw it away. this is one of the biggest garbage trips in the united states. but health level serves part of los angeles county about seventy eight cities and five point two million people as landfill takes in and is permit at about thirty thousand two hundred tons per day our dad accounts for is if you take a football field from post to post fill it up with waste but ten feet higher little
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over three meters that's how much waste is except in your day. in the united states in europe at least half the plastic we threw away is simply bearing. carlson's of bottles and bags end up in this type of tip every year. between them the two continents are buried four to five million metric tons of plastic in two thousand and seven. in the face of this exponential consumption the infrastructures can't keep up. only five percent of the plastic used in the world is recycled and the west the main consumer does not even have the means to deal with. this is the port of chinari in india part of our recycled waste ends up here by the container for.
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hidden from european eyes our rubbish is treated behind these doors which are usually kept closed. you see container then unloaded and then the material is in this yard in this yard as you can see there is a different different quality from different origin some material from germany some from france some from america some from the middle east it's this man as some new religious in the future enjoys number one recycled plastic bottles. is a broker he buys the conscience of a recycling bins and resells it here where it can be treated buying cheap labor. like we. saw newsline of business is doing well. the export of use plastic has been increasing by thirty percent
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a year in two thousand and seven france sent seven hundred thousand metric tons of cash to control as you see the build up from france you can see from the labels you may be able to identify the bottles that need to you have you been sent away in the garbage bin these have come here now and it will be retitled and made again into valuable bottles or more products which would be you have again. the plastic recycled my future comes from western countries point legally the recyclers hope not showing us how we'll take the rubbish killing coinsurance european consumers to send even more. seats to the utopian customers utopian hope homeowners are utopian when it will but it's very straight and simple who took our polyesters is about to
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be associated in keeping the environment and plead and good for the human belief i have a week i looked north bottoms because you're throwing the best big i've got word into those products that you use every day maybe you can show it is a part of the package art it is the bottles that you use what blinky what are all you need any juice. for. so when we try to have zero waste of possible i try to have no plastic come into our homes and then end up in the garbage can so marcus and i have gone for radical
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solutions or just the way we go to buy things in the grocery store but we buy bread it sometimes comes the plastic bags you have to file you to go to an actual bakery we are now making these out of old t. shirts so we've been collecting t. shirts from schools and from good well when people are thrown away their shirts instead of using plastic bags and of course we never buy plastic water bottles anytime we want to get water we bring our own we fill up at a town called hard water we bring these with us everywhere and so you get these habits you develop them and then you don't think about them and different member grab my bag of the market. even organic which doesn't go into plastic things that gets eaten. so you know as the worms. begin to see underneath. everything. in the can about.
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looks and shallots some garlic. so there's a recycling bin and we try to throw anything away if we buy something we try to make sure the packaging is recyclable the idea of waste is something completely invented by humans so there should be no waste if you're recycling if you're conscious of how things evolve right and you remember that everything you buy has to go somewhere. no plastic in the home equals no plastic in the tip or going abroad plus no plastic in the ocean. that's not a sin and is a question that timeless they're already off on another adventure peddling two thousand arms between vancouver and t. climate to convince whoever they meet on the way.
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but them plastic is a problem full stop and it needs to be eradicated at the symbols. the benefits which are brought by the use of the perceived mental you are also great for the society so great for the consumers in terms of security for food in terms of like news for transport etc that would be stupid just to cancel those very strong benefits in order to just. correct something which is just at the end of the life of the product and because that is a wrong be a view of the people and of the society we hear that same line from the weapons manufacturers guns don't kill people keep people kill people we hear the same mind from the plastics industry that plastics aren't the problem it's people that are the problem it's people littering but there's no way to educate every single person on the planet to add just those that are plastics properly so the industry and the
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manufacturers have a responsibility to design a product that if people litter it if a plastic bag blows out of a garbage truck it won't have the sort of impact that we're seeing. can we do without plastic. for the moment. but in europe a few minutes of panic is a try at least in part. because through time of law you don't find it so faced with the problem of plastic pollution. who think it's beaches and the sea so ten years ago it made some changes. to the well there's breads there's vegetables a bit of everything if we. were in the summer months there's a lot of stuff from their gardens you know more things like flowers grass from their lawns that sort of thing and people they do whatever people happen to have a tome of that's biodegradable for free give you the other. for the moment these
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banks are one of the few alternatives to plastic. organic waste is collected every week in banks made of stopped. i don't have to be sorted the banks break down naturally the from waste. said beauty i have white and they don't see eye to biodegradable bags are mixed with the organic waste so they break down completely within three or four weeks yes of course all the potato and corn starch that they're made of it reacts like any other organic matter has on it and it's like material peelings for example that infest. the resulting compost is used by the region's funds so two million organic banks go back to the earth each year and a bit more plastic has not ended up screwed around or in the sea.
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as we successfully sell to hawaii to get attention to the issue of plastic marine debris with water hundreds of school and college students attend marcus and his lectures all along that trip from canada to mexico. now you might be ok this and more it eats plastic it goes in i'm out i'll get around and that's it no big deal the problem that other end is small so this past is past the particles that stayed in our stomach for a long time. the plastic these plastic particles are not benign they don't just sit there and do nothing while and marcus raises another question the industry and its millions of tons of chemicals to plastics what kind of effects do they have.
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these freshwater snails are sensitive to the slightest variations in their environment they serve a sentence under the federal agency a clean environment ask your old them to study the effects from this gastropod and the chemical substance use effects are still unknown as final day. he was surprised but when the having. was a complete new phenomenon for us he had and lost thousands of these snails before and never find something comparable before and so when you repeat that experiment once twice and even a third time you'll discover that ten percent of the females presented significant sexual different missions and that their egg production was four times normal. this uterus with a two glance is considerably larger in superhuman compared with
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a normal flu and this specific specimen. in addition exhibits this great rupture of the organ built we can imagine the power of the masses which have caused disruption it's really like. an eruption of a volcano. we're used to be a phone. the answer is in our plastics this antioxidant is added to be. bottles and packaging belittles a risky. i was really shocked because they mentioned the test concentration switch and the frog and every supposed orca and it was hard to believe i confessed that these very low environmentally relevant concentrations such conflict that's like a killing on a plane and it's influenced. the
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scientists are really beginning to discover the plastics in the oceans release chemical substances into the inventor which have effects that i still don't know. how much escapes once the products are in the water. how do these pollutants appeared in the food chain. on the arena animals affected. and to what extent. can we. cause. that's what the crew of the world one of the fun and i've been trying to find out by studying the mediterranean fin with the world's second largest way. but there's only. two of these animals are contaminated the scientists needed to study fact samples.
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you're here you see. the results of the biopsies are clear just like polar bears and atlantic whale and so the fin whales fat contains foreign targets which are additives to plastics. yes. pretty high. thank you no one yet knows what if it is products out on the speech. and they call them. mayor we are in the middle of nowhere miles from any continent and we find substances and pollutants that have no business being here and if. they
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were just hundreds of miles away and are being carried by the current. bothers me most is that we are contaminating the whole planet from there killing the remotest and wildest playsets. shocked by his own discomfort you wondered if the food wrapped in plastic that we eat every day were contaminated by certain substances. he put some more snails and bottles of water for forty eight weeks. those neither of which were kept and those produced much more and we use compared to those neo's in the glass bottles there are compounds in the plastic material in
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these p. t. bottles that bleach into a culture medium as nails we do not know which compounds we haven't identified them yet but they are clearly us from being. called new wood all they must realize when we want to put a material or substance on the market it undergoes a voluntary testing which enables us to show that it is harmless is what the results are passed on to scientific and public organizations we need to decide whether or not we're allowed to commercialize that new code you can already are constantly checking all the products that we sell to you that are. this man who are affected by these chemical products. and over a couple who use plastic like everyone else have agreed to have a love test. this
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one is new to d.v.d. all interest for years she has been carrying out tests on for timothy in two thousand and five she started studying the effects and found. another chemical additive for plastics she selected with a high level of finance in their urine and still had the effect on their infant male children. no one had done this before. this is. particularly the ones of most concern are called anti and richer as they lower testosterone they do it actually to adults as well and but it's more important what happens in the womb because the changes that occur and are then permanent for life
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and so because it's and she and her janick lower testosterone at the critical time will alter the path of development of the male genitalia so normally it starts in a feminine default if you will and then becomes masculine i was under the influence of testosterone and that process is interfered with by certain cell it's when they get to a certain level. so used in food packaging tools for example to soften the plastic. but in rodents to feminize the species. the testicles disappear and the penis becomes shorter. the distance between the testicles and the anus which is normally double emotions shrinks and becomes more like that of females. the idea and the courage to try taking the same missions with human babies so you got the same results.
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when the levels of d.h. be the most considered the most toxic though it were higher in the mother's year and then the boys were more likely to have testicles that were not completely descended into this pro and tended to have a significantly smaller piers so i wouldn't even as an eagle toxicologist and not a specialist for human toxicology i wouldn't expect negative impacts on adults so if it does i using mineral water for completely bogus there's absolutely no danger but i'm not so convinced when we're talking about pregnant women very young children. because in these very sensitive phases the life cycle i'm careful if they can to avoid any estrogen it can because.
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plastic. plastics contain substances that can eventually migrate but only an infinitesimal quantities which are well below the norms. certain scientists use operating procedures that are unjustified you can see the force of these arouse emotions which are then regrettably picked up by the media and creates an unfounded scare among the public at large the key for when but after all this is a democracy so everyone has the right to express themselves that they will cost me a shot count was explained it. isn't a case of scaremongering son exists all this simply asking you questions. over here the results of the test for breastfeeding a chemical compound of plastic. by and large those two people are just like you or me it's like background noise but left back or noise however means that we all have they spend all day in our bodies now with all the guys you know this is
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a product that didn't exist before our grandparents didn't have any it's a chemical products created by industry and now we're all impregnated with it knew it had to be longer kl study of this time has been carried out in front of everyone tested in the united states and not only between but also found in the bone. in spite of the ocean pollution of the effect on armaments and storage of the contamination of. man has not yet decided to do without plastic on the contrary production has been increasing by ten percent a year. in india plastics use is twenty times less than in europe and the united states but with a billion inhabitants it will soon be one of the planet's three biggest consumers. how can this country stop polluting its prison coasts with its plastics how can it
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go on absorbing all waste plastic indispensable live off everyday life we thought it was an it substance over a century we've poured at least a hundred million tonnes of into the oceans but now a boomerang effect is taking place. the situation is hopeless. it is getting worse at a near exponential rate and shows no sign of decreasing no one seems to be able to envision a future without plastic and no one seems to be willing to admit that change needed to get rid of the plastic pollution problem is drastic incremental change small changes will not make
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a difference. moccasin and the refuse to give up here today to bring awareness to the stock wherever they go they keep up the struggle to change those in mentalities and finally put an end to plastic age. pressure to sleep with change people's attitude. maybe we should security this way some things as they don't. visit to. the back. of her.
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culture is that so much taxpayers' money coming in to c.n.n. a real mystery. so for the rates during the great financial contraction millions lost their jobs and homes but the rich of only gotten richer should be rich paid. in some pieces but ots available in print to tell you're a grand hotel emerald small component of the club small town so-called hotel in the big old circus hotel was really a ski corinthian a ski kunitz reticent s.a.'s roy convinced he might go twenty to look you took a skunk on gin people discuss now so tell.


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